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About the Concept Car Report

The Concept Car Trend Report tracks innovations made by leading car manufacturers, featuring prototype cars from workshops and automotive shows all over the world. Throughout the report, we examine unique automobiles that are not meant for retail but are still coveted by consumers. From electric car prototypes to concept car auctions, our research highlights trends attracting consumers. Professionals that design cars for Ferrari, Lamborghini, BMW and Toyota are relied on to create new advancements in auto design that can usher in a new generation of transportation, and our research tracks the trends capturing the imagination of consumers. Although concept cars are rarely available for purchase, consumers remain fascinated with them, and in some cases, search endlessly for motor parts, drawings and other knick knacks from defunct prototypes. This niche aspect of the industry must be recognized by businesses in order to isolate new and emerging patterns.

Who It's For

This research will benefit automobile advertisers, car companies and even mechanics and body shops that specialize in car tuning because it highlights cutting-edge trends in the automotive industry.

Use the Concept Car Trend Report to investigate industry patterns and stay on top of trends that are enticing consumers.

The Concept Car Trend Report, last published on Jan 19, 2015, includes 36 PRO Trends and 180 examples of concept car market research and concept car consumer trends related to: automobiles, prototypes, hybrid vehicles, car designs, aerodynamics and concept car trends.

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Our concept car research is based on Trend Hunter's crowdsourced concept car articles and 2,332,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

Report Contents

• 36 Concept Car PRO Trends = 36 Powerpoint Pages Concept Car PPT Report
• 180 Concept Car Examples

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• 25 Concept Car Videos (Online) Concept Car Videos
• 1,080 Concept Car Images (Online) Concept Car Images
• Additional Niche Reports (with a full subscription): Boat, Bicycle, Supercars, Sport Utility Vehicle, Yacht, Convertible, Compact Car, Watercraft, Sedan, Truck, Sailing, Coupe, Racing, Airline, Private Jet, Car, Vehicle, Concept Car, Engine, Airplane, Aviation, Eco-Car and more!



Sample Concept Car Pro Trends

Each Concept Car PRO Trend is on its own slide with implications, a quantified score, and examples linked to online concept car articles, videos and images. Examples:

Levitation Travel Maglev transportation becomes more pervasive as infrastructure expands Implications - Globalization has created the need to move people and goods as fast and efficiently as possible, which is placing maglev technology in the limelight. Purported to be a more efficient and sustainable solution for transportation, the technology answers a demand for modern means of mass travel that's both safe and reliable.
Levitation Travel
Maglev transportation becomes more pervasive as infrastructure expands
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Commute Connectivity Vehicles go beyond WiFi capabilities to enhance consumer engagement Implications - Enhancing the commuter experience with heightened customization, manufacturers are integrating data and cloud capabilities to make automobiles more user-friendly. Offering more than just WiFi access, manufacturers are allowing consumers to easily sync their phones and devices to bicycles and cars, offering drivers a greater level of control while on-the-go.
Commute Connectivity
Vehicles go beyond WiFi capabilities to enhance consumer engagement
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Simulated Extravagance Giving consumers a taste of luxury, brands offer lavish simulations Implications - Offering consumers a taste of the high life, brands are turning to simulations that mimic extravagant situations. Moving beyond the typical target demographic, high-end brands are using virtual reality to make typically unattainable experiences more tangible for the average consumer, helping to reduce consumer apprehension through immersive visuals.
Simulated Extravagance
Giving consumers a taste of luxury, brands offer lavish simulations
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Printed Auto In a bid to streamline production, 3D printing is adopted in the automotive industry Implications - As rapid prototyping becomes more popular and manufacturers require new methods of production, 3D printing is entering the automotive industry to effectively streamline procedures and offer easy customization. The constant evolution of transportation technology and the consumer desire for increased input in the design process of all products is seeing printable autos become a reality.
Printed Auto
In a bid to streamline production, 3D printing is adopted in the automotive industry
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Immersive Navigation Navigation is being replaced with augmented displays to enhance stimulation Implications - Reflecting the ongoing expansion of technological integration, navigation systems are being re-invented in the form of augmented displays to enhance everyday routine. Making navigational activities more stimulating, immersive mapping systems allow travelers to interact with their directional displays, speaking to a desire for more interactive forms of exploration.
Immersive Navigation
Navigation is being replaced with augmented displays to enhance stimulation
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Alternative Drive Taking a more sustainable approach, drivers turn to unique power sources Implications - With consumers growing more wary of their environmental impact, efforts to make everyday routines more sustainable are becoming more of a personal priority. Seeking to make necessities like driving more eco-friendly, individuals are turning to alternative energy sources like sewage and solar power to make routine commutes more environmentally adaptable. The use of unconventional power sources satiates both the need to be guilt-free, and to continue enjoying the conveniences of the modern age.
Alternative Drive
Taking a more sustainable approach, drivers turn to unique power sources
7 Examples + Score + Implications


Nomadic Extravagance Mobile homes receive a lavish redesign to reflect a demand for convenience Implications - With mobile travel becoming a more alluring option to those who desire familial bonding, efforts to make on-the-road experiences more comforting has prompted more lavish motor home designs. Adding conveniences of home to mobile travel units allows consumers to enjoy the unexpected adventures of portable living with the desire for accessible, at-home amenities.
Nomadic Extravagance
Mobile homes receive a lavish redesign to reflect a demand for convenience
7 Examples + Score + Implications


Nostalgic Drive Toy-themed vehicles cater to adults looking to re-connect with their youth Implications - The continuous responsibilities brought about by adulthood often leaves consumers craving a link to a more carefree period of their childhood. Vehicles that exhibit toy-like exteriors and cartoonish designs provide individuals with distinct references to their youth, combining adult tendencies with the need to revert back to simpler, stress-free time.
Nostalgic Drive
Toy-themed vehicles cater to adults looking to re-connect with their youth
7 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 30 more Concept Car PRO Trends and 180 examples!



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